Don’t you have a webcam? But do you need a webcam immediately? Android Smartphone can solve your need. Android phone can be use as effective web camera by doing some tricks. Video chat is the most needed passion nowadays; Gmail, Yahoo, Skype and a lot of Video chat platform gives the power to stay near with your friends face to face, but what can you do without a web camera?
Video quality will depend on your mobile camera sensor when you connect your phone. Let me write how to use your phone and make a useful webcam by saving some money. You can get a webcam after end of reading this article. USB cable and few android application installations are enough to do this. Here I’m updating regularly about Android apps, please subscribe TechIndias to avoid missing useful contents.
Here I am listing three applications from my pick, you can choose which one is fit to you (three are working well but all has individual own features). USB, WiFi and Bluetooth are the connectivity ways you can connect with your computer.
Droidcam: Droidcam is the first way that we go to see, you should install the driver on your computer to get work. After installing apps on both mobile and computer you can modify the settings on computer, then chose how you go to connect by USB, WiFi or Bluetooth. That’s all, connection part is over then selecting Droidcam as video source in Gmail gives the power to video chat.
IP webcam: Dev47Apps is the developer who maintaining IP webcam. I ranked IP webcam in second because it works only on WiFi mode and configuration part is little to tricky, so better to go with Droidcam but IP Webcam does better than Droidcam on quality wise. After installation, open a browser and type your IP address along with 8080 port (Ex:. Hhtp://192.168.1.2:8080/ and you can find some option about what action you need. To get work on Skype go to Options – video settings and chose ‘IP Webcam MJPG’ and enjoy your video chat session.
SmartCam: SmartCam is developed by Deion. When compared to previous two it is not a big deal but it does support USB, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity so who haven’t WiFi then SmartCam is a good option. Installing is very usual, driver should be installed on your computer, then run SmartCam on your PC and enjoy the video session.